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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project (Phase 2): Interview with Nirupama Misra

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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nirupama Misra was born in India and moved to Minnesota as a young child. She attended college in Florida and Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents, familiarity with parents' language, traveling to India. Relationship with extended family, Arranged marriages. Experiences with Indian community in Minnesota, religion, family's values. Similarities and differences between American and Indian culture and values. Schooling, dealing with dual cultures as a parent. Benefits and difficulties of being a child of first-generation immigrants. India Association, experiences working for a state agency, experiences as a consultant and subcontractor.
Quantity 35 pages transcript
2 hours sound cassette
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:59:12 running time
Creation Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Narrator: Misra, Ms. Nirupama
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 06/27/1997
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 56
Accession Number AV1999.4.8
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